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Dominance consolidated on Stage 1 of Absa Cape Epic 

Prologue winners Annika Langvad and Anna van der Breggen (Investec-songo-Specialized) increased their lead in the Women’s race with a dominant performance that saw them ride away from their rivals…


World Champions establish their superiority at Absa Cape Epic

It was a day for the World Champions on the opening Prologue of the Absa Cape Epic on the slopes of Table Mountain on Sunday with Annika Langvad and Anna van der Breggen dominating the Women's…


The 2019 Absa Cape Epic route – all you need to know

From the iconic slopes of Table Mountain’s National Park – to the craggy shoreline of the Southern Coast. And on; traversing the famous Winelands and beyond into the high mountains of the Western…


2019 Absa Cape Epic starts this weekend - who to watch

  Stellar elite field set for 2019 Absa Cape Epic   The Absa Cape Epic is the most competitive mountain bike stage race in the world. The pinnacle of the Epic Series is in its sixteenth…


First Epic Legend set to tackle 2019 Absa Cape Epic

Dad duo aiming for a top 10 in the masters category The first rider to ever complete all three Epic Legend races, the Swiss Epic, The Pioneer, and the Absa Cape Epic is heading back to the Western…


2019 The Pioneer reveals added innovations as entries go live

Entries for the 2019 Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race go live on the event website www.thepioneer.co.nz on February 14, Valentines Day, with organisers expecting high demand for the six-day endurance…


From Africa, to Europe to the Antipodes… Epic Series wraps up 2018 with Kiwi stunner

The 2018 Epic Series races have taken riders from rugged South African countryside to the stunning Swiss Alps to the beautiful snow-covered peaks of New Zealand’s South Island.   On Friday tired…


Hammond and van Leeuwen make Epic Series history – six new Epic Legends at The Pioneer 2018

It was celebrations for all who crossed the line today in Queenstown, New Zealand as 505 riders collected their The Pioneer 2018 finisher’s medals after 6 days and 424km of challenging trails in the…


Vink in unique double, McIlroy and Hollamby fend off Aussies, new mixed champions at The Pioneer

Leading New Zealand road cyclist Michael Vink notched up a unique double today, adding The Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race to the 2018 Tour of Southland title, and hinting that he might not yet be…


Vink on the verge of unique cycling achievement – women's race still up for grabs at The Pioneer

A fascinating final day lies in prospect as The Pioneer nears the end of a stunning week.   2018 Tour of Southland champion Michael Vink looks set to capture a unique double as he and riding…